Gaughran Family History

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Gaughran Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eachráin, a patronymic from the personal name Eachrán, of uncertain origin, perhaps containing the element each- ‘horse’. Compare Gahan 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gaughan, Loughran, Faughnan, Haughton, Gargan, Gavaghan, Laughlin

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Gaughran Family Origin

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Gaughran Family Occupations

What did your Gaughran ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Keeping House and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaughran. The most common Gaughran occupation in the USA was Laborer. 45% of Gaughran's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gaughran family was Engineer.

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  • Laborer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Boot Maker

    9%
  • Engineer

    9%

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Gaughran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaughran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaughran census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gaughran. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gaughran. For the veterans among your Gaughran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaughran Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaughran lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gaughran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gaughran in 1954 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaughran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaughran ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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